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Reviewed 29 November 2016 via mobile

I came to Billabong for 5 days by myself to dive at Sipadan. The resort was pretty quiet when I first got there, but the staff made me feel right at home. I hung out and ate and drank with them. They also always included me when playing volleyball with the locals after a day of diving. They were always...

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Reviewed 23 November 2016 via mobile

Went to Billabong for 3 days and 2 Nights with a group of friends. Delicious food, comfortable relaxing chalet and the view tremendously nice. All the staff are friendly and helpful as well. Love this place and definitely will come for a second visit. Thank you Billabong Scuba!!!!!

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Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

When my boyfriend and I were visitng Borneo, he wanted to dive Sipidan. Many dive shops said that we needed to stay 4-5 nights in order to guarantee Sipidan. Our budget was tight, and the resorts were expensive per night. He found Billabong which only required 2 nights stay and the prices were cheaper. They also would allow me to...

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Reviewed 30 October 2016 via mobile

We came here to learn how to dive. What an amazing place for your first dives! We had a good basic room with included meals for a reasonable price. The view and sunset is fantastic! We were very lucky with our dive instructor. Justine is a very good teacher. She was patient with us and took her time to be...

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Kuala Lumpur
Reviewed 27 October 2016

My room is very nice and clean. The view is facing the island. I did my 9 dives there. From Mabul, Kapalai and Sipadan. The people there is very friendly. I love the fact that when I woke up every morning, the view from my window is a beautiful island and the weather is so calming.

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Hong Kong
Reviewed 20 October 2016

We are stay 3 night New Chalet Room, Average accommodation. We do 4 dive days at Sipadan and Mabul Islands , There was 1/3 Tanks only 150 Bars every day! It was so unbelievable! i will never recommend my friend go to this dive shop! If you planning to go? Good Lucky to you!

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Brno, Jihomoravsky Kraj, Czech Republic
Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

We stayed here 2 nights while diving with scuba junkie in basic room (approx 150/night). Basic room is, well, very basic. Not enough air flow and fan won't much help, very bad beds - my back hurts still after few days and sheets looked like very old... Didn't trust if they were clean or not. Food corresponded with the budget...

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Reviewed 4 October 2016

There's no doubt that diving Sipidan is an absolute highlight, but the gear is terrible. I spent most of my dives using the back-up regulator. DM's were great, but with the bad gear you can never truly be comfortable underwater. Accommodation was very basic, with shower working intermittently.

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La Coruna, Spain
Reviewed 24 September 2016 via mobile

I went for a 3D:3N package some days ago, and i have to admit i booked blind. I was terrified about some reviews i saw before going there, but the experience was finally much better than expected. The accommodation was simple but comfy. Not too much time to spend there though, but we had power, hot water and a/c in...

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Hong Kong, China
Reviewed 23 September 2016

We stayed in a sea view chalet in september (#3) on a 3D/2N package. The chalet are definitely the best (by a mile). Superb view on the ocean. The interior in pretty simple but more than enough for the stay and they have A/C. The Divemasters are professional and insist about the necessity to dive without touching anything and are...

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Address: Lot 28, 1st floor, block E, Seafront, Pulau Mabul, Malaysia
Region: Malaysia > Sabah > Semporna District > Pulau Mabul
Number of rooms: 20
Also Known As:
Billabong Scuba Hotel Pulau Mabul
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“don'T get a room there”
Genevieve_G01, 6 Apr 2017 | Read review
“3 choices - budget, standard and bungalow. Stayed in budget, spent our time socialising with staff and friends”
shannonh159, 17 Feb 2017 | Read review
“We went in December and paid extra for air con, but it was not needed. The ocean breeze is enough to cool off the room.”
jillneckvatal, 6 Jan 2017 | Read review
“diving at Sipadan, clean and cheap”
LuciaPalusova, 30 Nov 2015 | Read review
“I can't recommend any because they all pollute what is now a beautiful ocean”
LondonBee83, 19 Aug 2015 | Read review
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